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Synonyms for clout
klaʊt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clout(noun)

    a target used in archery

    Synonyms:
    pull, slug, clout nail, lick, biff, poke, punch

  2. pull, clout(noun)

    special advantage or influence

    "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

    Synonyms:
    pull, twist, slug, drag, poke, pulling, biff, lick, clout nail, puff, punch, wrench

  3. clout nail, clout(noun)

    a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood

    Synonyms:
    poke, slug, biff, pull, lick, clout nail, punch

  4. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  5. clout(verb)

    strike hard, especially with the fist

    "He clouted his attacker"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    influence, ibid, decision, weight

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How to use clout in a sentence?

  1. George Salmon:

    The worry is that international bruisers like Disney and Amazon aren't going to go down without a fight, and both have the financial clout to counterpunch pretty hard, the battle for viewers' eyeballs is only just getting started.

  2. Bill Kristol:

    Conservatives in House could show clout by blocking this ill-advised 'fix' of Obamacare.

  3. Chief Executive Ivan Menezes:

    You're better off in free trade agreements if you've got more clout, and the EU brings more clout to the table.

  4. Kelly Dittmar:

    It is an organization that has been around for a long time, in terms of institutional clout and power and influence, i think the organization itself has proven itself to be a very astute and strong political power, both in mobilizing women voters and young women voters and also in funding candidates.

  5. Chaim Siegel:

    Qualcomm has been penalized many times for anti-competitive practices. It's one of the risks of the story, they have market clout because their technology is much better than the competition.


Translations for clout

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  • парцал, парче, парче плат, удрям, плесницаBulgarian
  • uhoditCzech
  • Gewicht, Kopfnuss, EinflussGerman
  • prikka, pilkku, kapalo, tälli, kunnari, lyödä, rätti, hitunen, vaikutusvalta, painoarvo, tilkku, paikka, pilkka, riepuFinnish
  • influenceFrench
  • stuk, doek, rondel, brok, invloed, slag, doelwit, slaan, oorvijgen, luier, lap, fragment, ring, klap, oorvijg, wikkel, vodDutch
  • znaczenie politycznePolish
  • вес, удар, затрещина, влияниеRussian
  • pelenë, arnëAlbanian

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